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News

29
October
2020
| 02:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Stroke is the leading cause of disability worldwide with almost two thirds of stroke survivors leaving hospital with a disability. A stroke can happen to anyone, at anytime, anywhere. It’s the fourth single-largest cause of death in the UK and one
12
October
2020
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World is delighted to announce the addition of a free group membership offer as part of its partnership with the NHS Better Health campaign to run alongside the highly successful discounted access to Slimming World's online
07
October
2020
| 12:47 Europe/Amsterdam
A Slimming World employee from Alfreton is a cover star after appearing on the front of the organisation’s best-selling Slimming World Magazine. Hannah, 36, who works at Slimming World as an IT Manager, joined her local Slimming World group in
02
October
2020
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The study*, led by Professor Deborah Lycett from Coventry University’s Centre for Intelligent Healthcare and published in BMJ Open, shows it is not inevitable that you’ll gain weight when you stop smoking. Encouragingly, the study demonstrated that

Research & presentations

02
September
2020
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More than half of adults have found it difficult to manage their weight during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to the results of an online survey involving over 800 UK adults, being presented at The European and International Congress on Obesity
18
August
2020
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A new poll also found nine in 10 people with direct experience of losing weight welcome the Government’s new obesity strategy.
12
June
2020
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
A third are eating more sugary foods (33%) 41% said their mood had been negatively affected as a result of living in lockdown Four in ten say they have been less active (39%) Just under a fifth admitted drinking more alcohol (17%) As the
08
June
2020
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
This Diabetes Week (8 – 14 June), new research from Slimming World has shown how losing 10% of body weight through changes in diet and activity can help people with type 2 diabetes to reverse the condition.

Success stories

01
October
2020
| 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam
This incredibly inspiring and dedicated team of Slimming World members and Consultants, who have lost more than 55 stone between them, will celebrate their weight loss achievements by running the 2021 London Marathon on Sunday 3rd October 2021. They
30
June
2020
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Vincent Taylor, 58, from Allerton, Liverpool, has lost an incredible 8st. He paid £16,000 in weight-loss surgery before discovering Slimming World and adopting healthy lifestyle changes to keep the weight off for good.  "I have struggled
25
June
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Phil Kayes, 47 has been named Slimming World’s Greatest Loser after losing more than 21st Medical professionals told him he’d be ‘lucky to see 40’ because his weight was having such an adverse impact on his health He used to worry that he’d die
12
June
2020
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
A third are eating more sugary foods (33%) 41% said their mood had been negatively affected as a result of living in lockdown Four in ten say they have been less active (39%) Just under a fifth admitted drinking more alcohol (17%) As the

Food & publications

31
January
2020
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World is calling members across the UK and Ireland to create a brand-new recipe to add to its collection as part of the new Free Food Festival campaign. Slimming World’s Free Food Festival takes place in Slimming World groups in February
11
February
2019
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Staff at Slimming World’s Derbyshire head office kicked off February with a fabulous ‘Free’ lunch as they celebrated the launch of a national slimming campaign. To mark the launch of ‘Free Food February’, Slimming World, based in Alfreton, served
25
October
2018
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.
01
April
2016
| 16:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The fast pace of life today makes it harder and harder to make time for ourselves – which often means eating healthily falls by the wayside. Now the UK’s leading independent weight-loss organisation, Slimming World, has published a new recipe book

Corporate

25
September
2020
| 16:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World has won a national award for its Big Slimming World Clothes Throw campaign, which raised more than £3.2 million for Cancer Research UK in just two weeks.  The initiative, which has been running since 2013 and generated more than
03
September
2020
| 11:36 Europe/Amsterdam
A superstar employee from Derbyshire has been named Slimming World’s Employee of the Year 2020 in her 22 year at the company. Clare Lee, 39, who works at Slimming World’s head office as Campaign and Planning Manager, was awarded the title at
18
August
2020
| 12:10 Europe/Amsterdam
We're delighted that our Consultants and members are gradually coming back together
27
July
2020
| 12:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World has joined forces with Public Health England (PHE) in the Government’s major new adult health campaign to help people seize the opportunity for a national reset moment as we begin to return to normal life after months of